LED Blue Light Poses Eye, Sleep Risks: Report

LED Blue Light Poses Eye, Sleep Risks: Report

May 17, 2019 -- The blue light in LED lighting used in many consumer products may harm your sleep and pose a risk to your eyes , a new report warns.

Rock n' Play gone? Babies shouldn't 'sleep through the night' anyway

Rock n' Play gone? Babies shouldn't 'sleep through the night' anyway

We know parenting is incredibly difficult and the desire and the need for good sleep is so real," pediatrician and AAP spokesperson Dr. Elizabeth Murray said, but "we know that some of these devices that make these great claims perhaps are not safe.".

Is Sleep Deprivation Hurting Your Love Life?

Is Sleep Deprivation Hurting Your Love Life?

A growing body of research is highlighting more than a few ways that sleep predicts important aspects of relationships, from attracting a desirable partner to finding and staying in a happy relationship.

Ambien, Lunesta, Other Sleep Aids Get New Warning

Ambien, Lunesta, Other Sleep Aids Get New Warning

In addition to the boxed warning, the FDA is requiring the addition of a "contraindication" -- advice to not use these medicines for patients who have displayed complex sleep behaviors after taking them.

When do babies sleep through the night?

When do babies sleep through the night?

“Many babies wake up because they are picked up frequently throughout the night,” says Lewis. If the baby is hungry, feed her,” says Lewis.

Does Getting Less Sleep Affect Your Health?

Does Getting Less Sleep Affect Your Health?

Because work and school schedules do not tend to be flexible, people who live on the west side of time zones are typically not able to sleep later in the morning.

17 special Mother's Day gifts for the 'cool moms' in your life

17 special Mother's Day gifts for the 'cool moms' in your life

This decorative year-round garden sounds like a cool Mother's Day gift to us. This bright and cheery polka dot print apron by Jessie Steele is sure to make Mom feel cool in the kitchen.

Helping Your Child Sleep Tight

Helping Your Child Sleep Tight

Bedtimes should allow for children to receive the above recommended sleep hours, including on weekends. Positive reinforcement is most effective when coupled with active ignoring of negative behaviors, including verbal protests to go to bed or frequent requests to sleep with parents.

What Behaviors Predict Sleep Duration and Quality?

What Behaviors Predict Sleep Duration and Quality?

In summary, in this very large sample of respondents, all of whom were already at a greater risk for poor sleep because of physiological changes related to menopause, better sleep duration and quality and fewer insomnia symptoms were associated with less sedentary time and more time spent in light physical activity, as opposed to sitting and especially reclining awake.

Marijuana for Insomnia?

Marijuana for Insomnia?

The use of medical marijuana does not improve sleep quality or reduce the severity of insomnia. Similar to currently available medications, nightly use of marijuana produces tolerance that requires higher and higher doses. Withdrawal from marijuana use is associated with poor sleep quality and insomnia.

Weighted Blankets: From Fad to Mainstream

Weighted Blankets: From Fad to Mainstream

Time noted that while the company didn't invent weighted blankets -- they've been used for many years to calm adults and children with anxiety, autism , and attention problems -- it did perfect mass-marketing.

Milla Jovovich shares a bed with her entire family and makes no apologies

Milla Jovovich shares a bed with her entire family and makes no apologies

Jovovich is referring to her family, which consists of husband of 10 years, Resident Evil director Paul W.S. Anderson and their two daughters aged four and 11.It's not the first time the mum-of-two has publicly discussed co-sleeping.

Baby product recalled after 32 deaths

Baby product recalled after 32 deaths

The danger caused by the product was detailed in a joint-statement released by CPSC and Fisher-Price Mattel when announcing the recall in the US on April 5.Danger in the sleeper begins when infants start to roll over, which, according to the statement begins at about three months.

All Fisher-Price 'Rock 'n Play' models recalled due to reports of death

All Fisher-Price 'Rock 'n Play' models recalled due to reports of death

The Consumer Product Safety Commission and Fisher-Price issued a recall Friday for all "Rock 'n Play Sleeper" models amid reports of more than 30 infant deaths.

Fisher-Price Rock 'n Play Sleeper recalled after infant deaths

Fisher-Price Rock 'n Play Sleeper recalled after infant deaths

The group released a statement encouraging the CPSC to "issue an immediate recall for the Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play Sleeper inclined sleeper, which has been tied to 32 sleep-related infant deaths, according to a new analysis by Consumer Reports.".

Why Roald Dahl begged parents to vaccinate children for measles

Why Roald Dahl begged parents to vaccinate children for measles

With the recent measles outbreak in New York City that has spurred a health emergency declaration and past outbreaks including at Disneyland in California — spread largely by unvaccinated individuals who came in contact with an infected person — comes an awareness that the disease, though commonly harmless, can sometimes have fatal complications. Dahl's 7-year-old daughter died of measles encephalitis in 1962.

Working dad divides internet after refusing to get up for twins overnight

Working dad divides internet after refusing to get up for twins overnight

He believes with his wife getting help in the day, she should get up to both babies for every feed and need overnight.

The Powerful Link Between Insomnia and Depression

The Powerful Link Between Insomnia and Depression

In other cases, some mental health professionals may recommend you see a sleep specialist to receive cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia.

Fisher-Price issues consumer warning on widely-used baby sleeper

Fisher-Price issues consumer warning on widely-used baby sleeper

"Today, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) & Fisher-Price issued an alert warning parents and caregivers to discontinue use of the Rock 'n Play Sleeper when infants begin to roll over," the company wrote in a tweet on Friday.

At Least 10 Infants Have Died Using Fisher-Price's Rock 'n Play Sleeper

At Least 10 Infants Have Died Using Fisher-Price's Rock 'n Play Sleeper

The company and the Consumer Product Safety Commission released a statement Friday alerting parents and families to stop using the baby sleeper due to at least 10 deaths that occurred after infants rolled over in the product, which ranges in price from $59.99-$119.99.

Helping Toddlers Sleep on Their Own (and Enjoy Being Alone)

Helping Toddlers Sleep on Their Own (and Enjoy Being Alone)

When you consider that infants and toddlers are entirely dependent on parents for food, dressing, activities of daily living, and comfort, it’s no surprise that the very first time they’re really on their own is when they are put down for a nap or bedtime.

Does Sleeping With a Pet Hurt Your Sleep?

Does Sleeping With a Pet Hurt Your Sleep?

Recently though, I reviewed a study looking at how pets in the bed can affect those suffering from pain. In the Shepard (2002) study, 53% of the participants who slept with a pet in the bedroom considered their sleep to be disturbed most nights.

Weighted Blankets Can Help with Insomnia

Weighted Blankets Can Help with Insomnia

For the 20 participants who liked using the blanket, wakefulness during the night was reduced and total sleep time was increased. The authors concluded that weighted blankets were effective in improving quality and quantity of sleep for participants with mild to moderate insomnia who had some excessive daytime sleepiness.

'I hadn't slept for 14 months - these 2 tricks cured my insomnia in weeks'

'I hadn't slept for 14 months - these 2 tricks cured my insomnia in weeks'

After struggling through the first six months of parenthood in a zombie-like state, with depression and anxiety digging their way into my skin a little more each day, I finally found a doctor who took my mental and physical health seriously enough to intervene.

Sleep training for babies: 10 tips to get baby to sleep

Sleep training for babies: 10 tips to get baby to sleep

“You want your baby to understand that it’s dark now and time to go to sleep.” Dim the lights an hour before bed, and get blackout curtains to make it as dark as possible in the room while they sleep.

This sleep lamp is the key to getting through a daylight saving slump

This sleep lamp is the key to getting through a daylight saving slump

Using interviews with specialists, online reviews and personal experience, TODAY editors, writers and experts take care to recommend items we really like and hope you’ll enjoy! Philips Somneo Sunrise Wake Up and Sleep Therapy Light, $198, Amazon. Philips Somneo Sleep and Wake-up Light Therapy Lamp.

Are You Really Getting a Good Night's Sleep?

Are You Really Getting a Good Night's Sleep?

They also looked in more detail at the pattern of brain activity that was going on when the participants did report that they were dreaming and found certain similarities irrespective of whether the awakening was in REM or NREM.

How to get your baby to sleep: a sleep sack

How to get your baby to sleep: a sleep sack

After testing out a few different styles, we grew to love the sleep sacks from Kyte Baby . The sleep sacks come in both solid and patterned designs.

12 innovative products to help you get your best sleep ever

12 innovative products to help you get your best sleep ever

hot + cool gel bead sleep mask $15.00 $13.22 This gel bead mask offers soothing comfort to the sensitive skin around your eyes. "When it is hot, skin stays cool, but on chilly nights, the soft pile yarn feels warm and cozy," said Falik.

New Parents Can Expect to Lose Sleep for 6 Years

New Parents Can Expect to Lose Sleep for 6 Years

"What is new in the current study is that we compare sleep before pregnancy with sleep up to six years after birth," study author Sakari Lemola explained. "As a mother and a sleep doctor, I am very familiar with the phenomenon of reduced total sleep time after the birth of a child.

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